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dzhokhar tsarnaev. in addition to the judge and doctor, there were two federal prosecutors, three public defenders, a clerk and a court reporter, all in the hospital room. tsarnaev was able to nod when asked questions by the judge and only uttered one word, when asked if he could afford a lawyer. according to the criminal complaint, tsarnaev is charged with using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction. the white house said because tsarnaev is a naturalized u.s. citizen, he will not be tried as an enemy combatant. >>> feral investigators want to interview the widow of tamerlan tsarnaev, the boston bombing suspect who was killed in a shoot-out with police. police and fbi agents converged on the home in rhode island last friday. her attorney says so far russell has not agreed to talk with authorities. she may have learned of her husband's alleged involvement through news reports. she is the mother of tsarnaev's three-year-old daughter. >> when he came back to this country, why didn't it ring a bell with the fbi intelligence unit that he should be checked out? >> california senat
. >> as you mentioned, justice department officials told cnn dzhokhar tsarnaev is facing federal terrorism charges and state murder charges. preliminary hearing could happen in the next 30 days. a lot hinges on when the suspect is well enough to speak. investigators are eager for him to talk so they can find out who planned the attack. tsarnaev will likely be appointed a federal public defender. for now, the justice department is invoking something known as a public safety exception. this rule is used to question terrorism suspects without reading them miranda rights. the rule was created to question terrorists about other potential threats. senator carl leven says so far there's no connection between the suspect and terrorist groups. leven said to hold him under these circumstances would be contrary to our laws and jeopardize our effort to prosecute him. during interviews before suspects are read their rights is often not admissible during the trial. the issue on miranda rights is further complicated because the u.s. is a u.s. citizen. many of the rules cannot be used on americans. live
destruction, a charge that if convicted could lead to the death penalty. dzhokhar tsarnaev is in serious conditions with gunshot wounds to the head, neck, leg, and hand. he has communicated to investigators by nodding and writing. at his bed side, a court representative says i will ask the doctor whether the patient is alert. the doctor asks, how you are feeling? tsarnaev nods. authorities are convinced the two brothers acted alone. >> i told boston they can rest easily. >> reporter: the affidavit describes the brothers walking through the marathon crowd with knapsacks and then separating. at one point, dzhokhar can be seen slipping his knapsack to the ground. he used his cell phone, then walked away. seconds later, an explosion. and information about a trip to russia last year. a trip that caught the attention of russian authorities who alerted the u.s., tamerlan tsarnaev may have had contact with terrorists. >> yes, he went to chechnya for a couple of days. i don't know where his relatives lived. they were from his father's side. >> reporter: surprised tamerlan had become such a devout
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